Samsung is working with AMD to develop the next-generation Exynos SoC that supports ray tracing


Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam-18 January 2021: The new Samsung Galaxy S21 series for editorial use only

Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam-18 January 2021: The new Samsung Galaxy S21 series for editorial use only

The GPU cooperation between Samsung and AMD from the year before last will have the first major achievement as early as this year. In an earlier Computex keynote, AMD revealed that it is working with Samsung to develop the next-generation Exynos SoC. It is said that this product will be based on “customized RDNA 2 architecture graphics IP”, which can bring ray tracing to Samsung’s flagship devices. And variable rate coloring function. As for more details, it will be left to the South Korean giants to announce in the future.

When the existing flagship 5G chip Exynos 2100 was released at the beginning of the year, Dr. Inyup Kang, the president of Samsung Semiconductor’s LSI business, revealed that the “next-generation mobile GPU” jointly created by Samsung and AMD will be used in Samsung’s “next flagship product” . This should refer to the successor processor of Exynos 2100, and it should be very likely to appear on the new flagship phones of the Galaxy S series.

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